National Jeweler Network

Majors

08/28/15

Movado sales up 1 percent in weak watch market

A challenging retail environment was offset by selective price increases and source improvements in the supply chain to slightly bump sales for Movado in its second quarter.

08/28/15

Signet comps up 4 percent in Q2

Boosted by the continued integration of Zale and a strong performance from bridal jewelry, Signet reported an increase in both same-store sales and total sales in the second quarter on Thursday.

08/24/15

Bergdorf, Gemfields partner on collection

To celebrate its new jewelry salon opening this fall, the retailer is collaborating with the miner to create a line of gemstone pieces slated to debut in the space.

08/21/15

Tiffany & Co. to tackle New Zealand market

The retailer will open a new store in a historic building in Auckland, New Zealand late next year, marking the company’s first entry into the country.

08/20/15

More chains report modest gains in Q2 sales

An increase in foot traffic helped boost same-store and total sales for Target, Walmart and T.J. Maxx’s parent company in the second quarter.

08/20/15

Bloomingdale’s glitch leads to $10K diamond buy

A recent computer glitch caused the retailer to accidentally issue thousands of dollars in store credit to those in its loyalty program; one customer cashed in on the mistake with jewelry.

08/19/15

Department stores don’t dazzle in Q2

J.C. Penney and Nordstrom reported modest gains in same-store sales while Macy’s saw its comps slip and Kohl’s came in flat.

08/17/15

Signet settles dispute with Zale shareholders

Signet Jewelers Ltd. has agreed to pay several Zale shareholders a total of $34 million in a dispute over the per-share price Signet paid when it acquired Zale last year.

08/14/15

Colorado spill renews calls for mining law reform

The breach that turned a Colorado river orange this week has environmental groups and some lawmakers stressing the need to overhaul the 143-year-old law that still governs hard-rock mining.